|The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress - First Motion Picture Unit of the U.S. Army Air Corps|
This film is a war documentary produced by one of the "Hollywood Colonels," William Wyler, who joined the Air Force Film unit and recorded the sights and sounds of the last mission of a B-17 bomber known as the Memphis Belle, named after the girlfriend of the pilot. A narrator told the story of the 10 crewmen as examples of simple average American boys doing a tough job. The men and plane were filmed during the bombing raid on the submarine plens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany, "just one mission of j...
Keywords: WWII; war; documentary; b17
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|Report From The Aleutians - John Huston|
Director John Huston, while a member of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1943, creates an Academy Award winning documentary, which he narrates with assistance from his actor father Walter, treating of the Armed Forces' successful effort to prevent the fall of the Aleutian Islands to advancing Japanese troops who had captured several islets. Although no claim can be reasonably made that this location was of major strategic importance during the War, it presented enormous tactical and logistic diffic...
Keywords: WWII; war; documentary; kiska
Downloads: 13,661 (5 reviews)
|Shadows of the Orient - Larry Darmour|
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Keywords: drama; action
Downloads: 17,143 (10 reviews)
"Wealthy businessman survives attempt by wife to have him killed, makes it look like she succeeded and starts a new life in small town as auto mechanic. Variation on idea elevated to noir importance by The Killers (1946), where victim of femme fatale tries to abandon the city and his past identity." - noir expert Spencer Selby
Downloads: 192,981 (36 reviews)